Upcoming Events

Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 7:00pm
Bryan Center Reynolds Industries Theater
During her eight years at the White House, Tina served as chief of staff to First Lady Michelle Obama, special assistant to President Barack Obama, and the executive director of the Council on Women and Girls, leading the first-ever White House Summit on Working Families and the first-ever United... Read More »
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 1:00pm
East Duke Parlors
Joseph J. Fischel argues that the consent paradigm, while necessary for effective sexual assault law, diminishes and perverts our ideas about desire, pleasure, and injury. In addition to the criticisms against consent leveled by feminist theorists of earlier generations, Fischel elevates three more... Read More »
Monday, February 25, 2019 - 6:00pm
East Duke Parlors
Dinner will be served Please RSVP on the DukeGSF Facebook Event PageResponse by Dr. Joseph Winters, Religious Studies, Duke Univ."Afrosporic Intimacies: The Women Who Sang in the Wind in M. NourbeSe Philip's Zong!," insists upon a reading of Zong! and performances of the text that shifts our... Read More »
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 3:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Ruby Lounge
Join us for a reading by Romeo Oriogun, winner of the 2017 Brunel University Prize for African Poetry. Oriogun's work claims space for innovative queer writing in contemporary Nigeria. Oriogun has been described as " a hugely talented, outstanding, and urgent new voice in African poetry. His poetry... Read More »
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 8:45am
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
Dominant historical conceptions of space are shaped by both physical and ideological mechanisms. These include a gendered division of public and private spheres, race and class-based segregations of urban development, and the policing of non-conforming sexualities. A "spatial turn" in the... Read More »
Friday, March 8, 2019 - 2:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
This symposium foregrounds the approach to language mapped out in Languages in the World. How History, Culture and Politics Shapes Language (Wiley-Blackwell, 2016), co-authored by Julie Tetel Andresen (Professor, Duke University) and Phillip M. Carter (Associate Professor, Florida International... Read More »
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 1:00pm
Penn Pavilion
The Feminist Theory Workshop (FTW), which is in its thirteenth year, offers a unique opportunity for internationally recognized faculty and young scholars to engage in sustained dialogue about feminist theory as a scholarly domain of inquiry. The "workshop" approach of this conference requires... Read More »
Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 5:30pm
East Duke 201 - Nelson Music Room
Sex Radical, Grand Master of Science Fiction, and Acclaimed Afrofuturist Samuel R. Delany will speak about queer sex, sexual futures, and sex in fiction. Interviewed by Pete Sigal (Department of History and Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies, Duke University), Professor Delany will engage in a... Read More »
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 5:30pm
East Duke Parlors
Many southern states in the U.S. are facing a "pig bomb," according to wildlife scientists, conservationists, farmers, and landowners; feral and wild pigs are reproducing rapidly and their populations are exploding across North America. With them, they bring many toxic illnesses, land destruction,... Read More »